Certificate in Fundamental Payroll
Stark State College

Program Details

Stark State College offers the online Certificate in Fundamental Payroll. This certificate prepares individuals to meet the demand of businesses of all sizes, addressing accounting records relating to payroll and its tax withholding, tax expense and forms. There is a critical need for payroll professionals who understand the compliance with federal and state payroll and employee laws.

This is a sample of some of the courses in the program:

  • Computerized Accounting Applications
  • Business Analysis with Algebra
  • Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel
  • Business Law & Ethics
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Advanced Payroll


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate and scores
  • ACT scores (if taken in the last 2 years) or ACCUPLACER assessment

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission